Stories Featured on KPBS Evening Edition
- Feb. 6
As the longest running cast member in the history of Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond is known for his impressions. He’s played Al Gore, Sean Connery and most famously, Bill Clinton. But throughout his life Hammond struggled with deep seated trauma. Now he's putting his life story on the stage in "The Darrell Hammond Project," a world premiere, one-man show at the La Jolla Playhouse.
- Feb. 4
Attendees will be offered free valet parking, but the exclusive offer is not for cars — it’s for those who get there on a bike.
- Feb. 4
The Feb. 15 deadline to enroll in a Covered California plan is forcing people to make a choice: buy coverage, or pay a fine.
- Feb. 3
Did you know humans and fish have a lot in common? Join Evening Edition’s Dwane Brown as he explores those commonalities and the connections between birds and wetlands.
- Feb. 2
Two former inmates received refurbished bikes on Monday from a new program called PEDAL.
- Jan. 30
- Evening Edition
It's food, fun and football this weekend with the Super Bowl, but for many, it's all about those commercials. We take a look at what to expect on game day.
- Jan. 23
Due to popular demand, the San Diego County Water Authority's turf replacement rebate program is out of money.
The two San Diego County community colleges were among 15 chosen in California to offer bachelor's degrees under a pilot program.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts for its fifth year Thursday night.
- Jan. 22
San Diego has a new City Council this year with five Democrats and four Republicans, erasing the supermajority Democrats held for much of 2014. Republican Scott Sherman said he hopes this means the council will move away from agenda-driven politics and get back to government basics.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans to pay for reductions for the middle class.
Three California lawmakers are promoting right-to-die legislation with the family of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. San Diegans weigh in on both sides of the issue.
- Jan. 21
One year after federal prosecutors accused a Mexican tycoon and others of campaign finance crimes, a question remains: Is there enough evidence to charge the politicians who benefited from the money?
- Jan. 20
The painting, "Saint Francis in Prayer in a Grotto" was purchased using a $1.5 million donation.
"Earth A New Wild" is a five-part series from PBS that promises to show viewers a different side of nature.